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  • Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum
    Kennedy Odede, Jessica Posner
    Paperback: 07/26/2016
     
    Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a ...
  • Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
    Kate Bolick
    Paperback: 04/19/2016
     
    A bold, original, moving book that will inspire fanatical devotion and ignite debate.
  • Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart
    Carol Wall
    Paperback: 02/03/2015
     
    A true story of a unique friendship between two people who had nothing - and ultimately everything - in ...
  • Out of the Woods: A Memoir of Wayfinding
    Lynn Darling
    Paperback: 01/20/2015
     
    Combining the soul-baring insight of Wild, the profound wisdom of Shop Class as Soulcraft, and the adventurous...
  • Crazy Brave: A Memoir
    Joy Harjo
    Paperback: 07/29/2013
     
    In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Joy Harjo, one of our ...
  • Flight Behavior
    Barbara Kingsolver
    Paperback: 06/04/2013
     
    Flight Behavior takes on one of the most contentious subjects of our time: climate change. With a deft and ...
  • The End of Your Life Book Club
    Will Schwalbe
    Paperback: 06/04/2013
     
    The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her ...

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